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1. A Comparison: Three Hundred and Eighty-six Electors Sign Mr. Slavens' Certificate A Comparison: Three Hundred and Eighty-six Electors Sign Mr. Slavens' Certificate March/24/1894 List of some of the citizens of Westport voting in the 1894 mayoral election.

2. Boutin's Department House Boutin's Department House ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Boutin's Department House showing a portrait of presidential candidate James G. Blaine. One of two cards showing portraits of presidential and vice-presidential hopefuls in the 1884...

3. Census Changes School District Boundaries: Northeast Split between Three Subdistricts Census Changes School District Boundaries: Northeast Split between Three Subdistricts November/28/2001 Map and article about the "new subdistrict boundaries for the Kansas City, Mo. School District" resulting in potential "shaky representation for Northeast" with its division into three of the different...

4. First Voting Machine Election Tuesday First Voting Machine Election Tuesday April/4/1954 Short article with diagram of how to use the new voting machine in three steps, for the upcoming school levy election.

5. First Voting Machines in Kansas City First Voting Machines in Kansas City Voting machines were first used in Kansas City on April 6, 1954.

6. Good Prospects for Permanent Registration Good Prospects for Permanent Registration January/14/1933 Essay on the favorable chances of the approval of permanent registration, a more efficient and honest voting registration system.

7. Here Are the Final Votes, County by County Here Are the Final Votes, County by County April/1/1987 Election results by county, district, and voting issue, concentrating on city council members.

8. Jackson County Representative Districts Jackson County Representative Districts File contains a map of the 10 "representative districts" in Kansas City, Missouri in 1927.

9. Kansas City, Missouri, Senatorial Districts Kansas City, Missouri, Senatorial Districts 1965 Outline map showing boundaries of state senate districts in Kansas City. Reverse lists wards and precincts in each district.

10. Mail-In Vote Had KC Roots - And Foe Mail-In Vote Had KC Roots - And Foe October 15, 2010 In the 1960s Phil Koury and other prominent Kansas Citians pushed the idea of mail-in elections and advance voting. Koury founded the Committee on the Mail Ballot Inc. to help boost voter turnout in elections...

11. Many Cities Lack Voting Machines Many Cities Lack Voting Machines June/28/1967 Article about the reasons for and methods used in voting machines, not used by cities near Kansas City.

12. Members Voting for Board of Governors Members Voting for Board of Governors January 5, 1954 N. Emerson Paton (right) and two others casting their votes for the Board of Governors of the South Central Business Association.

13. Missouri Redistricting Missouri Redistricting Information on the new voting districts laid out in 1932 for the state of Missouri.

14. More Blacks Head to Polls, but Influence Is Questioned More Blacks Head to Polls, but Influence Is Questioned November 7, 1984 News article about the lack of significance of greater black voting turnout in the 1984 elections in comparison to the 1980 elections. There were "10,000 more voters in Kansas City's predominantly black...

15. One Year Ago This Week One Year Ago This Week March/8/1935 Descriptions of incidents in Kansas City on March 12-13, 1934, involving the blockage of registered voters from the polls and bringing in of paid voters by the Pendergast machine for "[t]wo bits a vote."...

16. Permanent Registration of Voters Needed Permanent Registration of Voters Needed October/11/1930 Essay on the needs of permanent voter registration records with history of United States registration law starting in 1800.

17. Political Parties, Elections, and the General Assembly in Missouri Political Parties, Elections, and the General Assembly in Missouri August 1964 Research report on the potential need for restructuring the voting districts in Missouri to allow for more equal representation for voters across the state, by demographics and political affiliation, showing...

18. Polling Places in Kansas City, Missouri Polling Places in Kansas City, Missouri 1929 Map identifying various polling places within the school district boundaries of Kansas City, Missouri, including schools, fire stations, filling stations, and other sites.

19. Presidential Ballots: 1836-1892 Presidential Ballots: 1836-1892 1955 Tables showing voting figures in Kansas City area counties for the presidential elections from 1836 to 1892, with Jackson County, Missouri, on page 580.

20. SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection 1980 – 2005, bulk 1990s The materials within the KCPL Reference Hard to Find (HTF) Collection were compiled by Kansas City Public Library reference librarians and staff members to provide an easy to access source of information...